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Shackman

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On Shackman, its fourth all-instrumental album, the keyboard-dominated trio — Medeski Martin and Wood — distills four decades of jazz, soul, and funk cliches into engaging head music for lounge lizards. Imagine Booker T & the MG’s attempting early-’70s fusion and you have the general idea. Shackman won’t rock your world, but it may make it seem like a nicer place. B